Starting Blocks graduates return to CPT

In the run-up to the premieres of their new shows, we spoke to three graduates of our unique Starting Blocks 2014 artist development scheme – to ask how useful they found the programme, and what they’ve now got in store for CPT audiences… Why would you want to take part in CPT's unique Starting Blocks scheme? Abundant rehearsal space, expert … Read more

Lineup announced for Calm Down, Dear 2014

The smash-hit festival of feminism returns for a second year of theatre, performance, comedy, cabaret, dance and discussion A surreal, satirical Women’s Hour from one of the hottest young companies in the UK. A show busting the myth of boy-meets-girl, and another that shreds Fifty Shades of Grey into a thousand pieces. A night of performance and film exploring feminism and age, … Read more

CPT announces autumn 2014 season

Foxy & Husk, Improbable Theatre, Coney, Selina Thompson, Barrel Organ, Bread + Goose – and many more… CPT announces its lineup for the rest of 2014. Earlier this month, Camden People’s Theatre joined Arts Council England’s National Portfolio of funded organisations – the only theatre in London to receive new NPO status in this funding round. Now, CPT announces its … Read more

Come and chat with Foxy and Husk

Come and chat with Foxy and Husk This summer, Foxy and Husk are travelling across the UK doing research for their new show Fox Symphony which premieres at Camden People’s Theatre in November. Fox Symphony was inspired by Foxy’s brother, who is attempting to renounce his British citizenship in favour of being Singaporean. Foxy is investigating what drives us to seek and identify … Read more

Camden People’s Theatre to join Arts Council National Portfolio

Camden People’s Theatre has been awarded funding as part of the new Arts Council England National Portfolio of Funded organisations. Funding covers the three-year period from 2015/16 – 2017/18, and is the first time CPT has received revenue funding from ACE. CPT becomes one of 46 new organisations joining the portfolio, and will receive a total of £210,000 over three … Read more

CPT invited to NRTF New Directions 2014 showcase

CPT & Gameshow's The HS2 Project to take part in rural touring showcase event this summer We're delighted to announce that CPT and Gameshow's co-production of The HS2 Project – our innovative documentary theatre piece researched in communities in Camden and Birmingham – has been invited to the National Rural Touring Forum's annual showcase New Directions. New Directions 2014 will … Read more

Fergus Evans appointed as CPT’s new EXecutive Director

Theatre-maker, storyteller and former Relationship Manager at Arts Council England joins the CPT team. Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, Camden People’s Theatre (CPT) has appointed its first Executive Director, the producer and spoken word and performance artist Fergus Evans. Fergus will take over the new post of Executive Director at CPT, joining Brian Logan as Artistic Director. Previously, Brian … Read more

20 years of CPT remembered by artists, and previous directors

Camden People's theatre – a sanctuary, playground and repair shop Running a small venue is as much about plumbing as programming; one minute you're booking an emerging avant-garde artist and the next you're fixing a burst pipe. Camden People's theatre (CPT), currently run by the Guardian's own Brian Logan and his partner, Jenny Paton, has been staging shows on a shoestring for 20 years. … Read more

Welcome to our new website

CPT launches its new online home We hope you like it. We've been working with Force-7 for a few months to revolutionise Camden People's Theatre's presence online, visually and functionally. Our new online home is tended to make it lots more easy – enjoyable, even – to find out what's happening at CPT and how you might get involved. Take … Read more